Heacock Appointed as North American Title Insurance Co. Mid Atlantic Regional Underwriting Counsel

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Mark A. Heacock is 30-year veteran with a wide range of underwriting, education, escrow production and claims resolution experience

Mark has an impressive resume of experience in the legal and escrow production realm, as well as being an entrepreneur and a proven manager.

North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC) has added Mark A. Heacock as underwriting counsel for the Mid Atlantic region. Heacock has 30 years of experience in underwriting, residential and commercial real estate closing and education, in addition to claims resolution, avoidance and elimination in corporate and agency environments.

“Mark has an impressive resume of experience in the legal and escrow production realm, as well as being an entrepreneur and a proven manager,” said Geoffrey Ginn, Esq., senior vice president, independent agency for NATIC. “Additionally, agencies and attorneys in the region are familiar with Mark due to his background in providing CLE and continuing education for title insurance. We look forward to using the entire range of his knowledge and acumen to assist our agency network in the Mid Atlantic region.”

NATIC now operates in 34 states and is rapidly expanding.

Most recently, Heacock was a sole proprietor of an international law practice and founded and managed a title agency in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, performing residential and commercial closings. He previously had worked as a commercial counsel, manager of a commercial closing department, and as a closing manager and local counsel for three highly regarded national title companies.

Heacock is admitted and a member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar, Virginia Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar, American Bar Association, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Supreme Court of Virginia and the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Georgetown University Law Center.

“I am pleased to join the team of consummate title professionals at North American Title Insurance Co.,” said Heacock. “I believe my experience as a title agent, a settlement provider, a practicing lawyer and in-house underwriting and claims counsel will add value to maintaining NATIC’s high level of customer service.”

Heacock is located in Chantilly, Va., and may be reached at (800) 374-8475.

About North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC)
North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve the goal of true business success for over 50 years. NATIC conducts real estate settlement services in 34 states. NATIC earned the reputation as the “underwriter next door,” because their decision makers and associates are easy to reach and their processes are quick and straight forward. The NATIC agency application process is fast and transparent for qualified agents. NATIC has a one-hour underwriting response guarantee that is unparalleled in the industry.

NATIC is the largest capitalized company in Peer Group 2, which groups companies with capitalization between $25,000,000 and $100,000,000 as determined by Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. NATIC is ranked 8th by The Performance of the Title Insurance Underwriters© in terms of cash or cash equivalents. North American Title Insurance Co. maintains over $82,000,000* in cash or marketable securities. This represents over 94 percent of the company’s assets and is characteristic of the most important attribute to title protection, namely, financial responsibility.

Demotech, Inc. awarded NATIC a rating of: A' (A Prime) Unsurpassed. A.M Best rated B++ (Good). NATIC is headquartered in Miami, Fla. To learn more, visit http://www.natic.com.
*As of 6/30/2013.

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